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Myths and Legends

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Myths and Legends

Jason Weiser, Carissa Weiser

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Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was ...
 
Looking for a podcast on Japan's mysterious culture? Try listening to Bram Stoker Award Finalist Thersa Matsuura's Uncanny Japan Podcast and experience all that is weird about Japan—strange superstitions, folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks—and not found anywhere else! Show notes and transcripts available at uncannyjapan.com
 
Host Carman Carrion explores myriad myths both modern and ancient to discover what mankind fears - and why we fear it. From monsters old and new as well as unexplained and unsolved cases, this podcast is sure to terrify. Where does our folklore come from, and why is it so freaky?
 
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LukeLore

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LukeLore

Luke Greensmith

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Have you ever been taught mythology by a very polite British sasquatch? Now's your chance! Join Luke Greensmith, primary researcher for the Ghost Story Guys Podcast, as he explores folklore from around the world See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
A podcast about women in true crime and folklore. We cover all the HBIC's throughout the world's history. From murderers to women torturers, witches, thieves, con women, goddesses, the wrongfully convicted, mythological creatures, legendary heroines, infamous madames, and every type of black magic woman in between-- Bloody Podcast has it all, with a dose of comedic relief from hosts Maria Felix, Lauri Roggenkamp, and comedic guests including Kash Abdulmalik and many more.
 
Who says you're too old for a good fairy tale? Reading original versions of folktales and fairy tales from around the world every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, The Folktale Project is for everyone who has a love of the mystery that surrounds us and the ways we try to explain it. Theme music is Kirigami by Graham Bole. (freemusicarchive.org/music/Graham_B…_01_-_Kirigami)
 
Bluiríní Béaloidis is the podcast from The National Folklore Collection, University College Dublin, and is a platform to explore Irish and wider European folk tradition across an array of subject areas and topics. Host Jonny Dillon hopes this tour through the folklore furrow will appeal to those who wish to learn about the richness and depth of their traditional cultural inheritance; that a knowledge and understanding of our past might inform our present and guide our future. Podcasts are av ...
 
iNTO THE FRAY executes one-on-one conversations with top-rated investigators and experiencers in various fields...including Cryptozoology, the paranormal, UFOlogy, true crime, and all other manners of the supernatural. Join Shannon LeGro every Thursday at 7pm PST as she speaks to those with first-hand accounts of the strange, scary, and unexplained. intothefrayradio.com
 
You're in the woods with your best friends, the campfire is roaring, and you’re telling scary stories. If that’s your thing, then this podcast is for you. We tell first and second hand stories in a non-dramatized setting. 3AM is the telling of supernatural occurrences and exploration of the unknown hosted by Charles Hatch, DeeJay Pasikala, & Sean Gassaway. Want an extra story every week? Click here! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
A weekly Asian & Pacific folklore podcast. Join Kamuela Kaneshiro as he shares tales of people, traditions, and gods from Pacific Island countries, Asia, Australia, and the Americas. These stories influenced films, Marvel and DC comic books, Disney movies, Netflix series, TV shows, and books. Episodes include a featured song, and Hawaiian word. www.LegendsFromThePacific.com
 
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Honey & the Hex

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Honey & the Hex

Folklore, Myths, Legends & Witchcraft

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Two sisters exploring the origins, traditions and intersections of Folklore and where they lie today. Each episode we’ll bring you our learnings from English and Scottish folklore. Expect Myths, Magick and Mysteries. Host and Producer: Tansie and Tatum Swithenbank Editor: Tatum Swithenbank Artwork: Dylan Mason Music: Leor Ingall
 
A storytelling podcast featuring stories with recipes and food history connected to each episode's story. Is the food in fairytales and folklore really symbolic or does it just make the tale relatable? Food and stories have their own rituals and feed different parts of us. If you had to choose between the two, could you? How is the history of food tied into stories? Will this podcast answer these questions or will there just be a great story and a highly tenuous link to a delicious recipe? Y ...
 
Mythology extends past the Greek and Roman pantheon, and European fairy tales are only one section in the worldwide folklore lexicon. Every other Monday, join your host Gree, long time folk tale fan and short time global studies scholar, as we delve into stories from traditionally overlooked cultures from all over the planet. If you’re interested in hearing about myths and fables and legends from civilizations that have honed storytelling over thousands of years, “Colored Folklore” is the po ...
 
Korean dark history, ghost tales, folklore, serial killers, true crime, and more. You are about to discover why Korea has the spookiest stories and darkest history.Folklorist Shawn and history buff Joe delve into Korea's gruesome stories of massacres, betrayals, and blood. It's like "Game of Thrones" in Asia. We share our passion for Korea and its struggles throughout time. If you enjoy shows like "Kingdom," this is the podcast for you. Even if you know nothing about Korea, its history will ...
 
Welcome to Hypnogoria, Britian's longest running horror podcast! Coming to you from the Great Library of Dreams, Mr Jim Moon invites you to take a comfy armchair by the fireside to talk of all things weird and wonderful. Here we discuss strange cinema and spooky television, explore weird fiction and delve into the mysteries of folklore. Plus we also regularly gather by the fireside to hear readings of some classic tales of the strange and the macabre.
 
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Creepy Pizza

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Creepy Pizza

Britt Oswald & Peter Uth

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Are you fascinated by the paranormal, supernatural, spooky, and/or just plain weird? Tune in to hear Britt Oswald educate Peter Uth on the creepier things – ghost stories, folklore, urban legends, cryptids, and more. If you enjoy having a good laugh with friends about fiends, grab a slice of some Creepy Pizza!
 
Join friends Megan and Jen on a spooktastic adventure. So pop a cork and shake that martini while we discuss folklore, myths, legends, fairy tales, the supernatural, historical true crime, and all the misdeeds in between. Let the tomfoolery begin! Music: Dark Creatures by Myuu | https://soundcloud.com/myuu Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License
 
Luke Mordue examines the historical impact of the stories that haunt our society; tales that have gripped towns and cities across the world for centuries as true events. Urban Legends. Broken into three sections; The Story, where the tale is retold. The History, where the true crimes that inspired the legends are studied and dissected, and finally, the alternate versions, where several interpretations from around the world are divulged. Released Fortnightly.
 
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It's time to relax, grab a drink, pull up a chair by the hearth, and listen to The Solider and the Tinderbox from German Folklore, as told by Mynogan. As always, our stories are available to listen to for free! We release our shorter tales on Wednesdays, and we release our longer, chapter-length stories on Saturdays. If you enjoyed this story, and …
 
A story from Spanish folklore of three brothers, a crafting competition, a smelly Trojan parrot, and a lesson that it's never too late to start on the Hero's Journey. I mean, you might end up in jail, but it's still inspiring? The creature this week is the Gohonga, a creature that will take your child, educate them, and return them as a forty-year-…
 
We're back to ring in the new year! 3 weeks in! That's just our STYLE, baby. Join us, won't you, as we return to the comfort of Fairy Tales. This week we're reading The Cat and Mouse in Partnership, A Grimm tale that finally answers for us, one of the oldest questions on our show... Suggested talking points: Little Bundles of Rage and Disease, The …
 
In Folk Literati, Contested Tradition, and Heritage in Contemporary China: Incense Is Kept Burning (Indiana UP, 2020), Ziying You explores the role of the "folk literati" in negotiating, defining, and maintaining local cultural heritage. Expanding on the idea of the elite literati―a widely studied pre-modern Chinese social group, influential in cul…
 
In which we discover that a good heart is a very vauable commodity, the loss of a vine that provides excellent unlimited free wine can cause distress and that sometimes there is more than one beautiful maiden in a story but sometimes she's just a fox. We also learn how a killer migraine led an ancient Persian lady-in-waiting to the invention of win…
 
Straight from Greek Mythology, the Kraken is a legendary sea monster representing man's fear of the dark depths of the ocean! In this episode, we delve into the legend and history of the Kraken. Discover more TERRIFYING podcasts at http://eeriecast.com/ Follow Carman Carrion! https://www.facebook.com/carman.carrion.9/ https://www.instagram.com/carm…
 
Who are these eccentric street musicians dressed in bright kimono playing drums, bells, clarinet, and saxophone marching down your street? What do they want? Uncanny Japan is author Thersa Matsuura. Her other show is The Soothing Stories Podcast. Check out her books including The Carp-Faced Boy on Amazon. If you'd like to help support the podcast a…
 
Sheldon Breiner (1936-2019) gives Apple a taste of its own medicine. Sheldon’s bio at breiner.com. Stanford Alumni Magazine on Sheldon’s quest to find a giant 3,000 year-old Olmec head. Yes, that’s the late Gerry Davis mentioned in Triumph of the Nerds. Gerry Davis on his relationship with Gary Kildall in his own words. Not very much ado about Syma…
 
Season 7 of The Folklore Podcast begins with an examination of the case of the Bideford Witches - three poor women from a port town in Devon in the South West of the UK who are notable for the fact that they were the last three women accused of witchcraft to be hanged in England. But exactly how much of their story has anything to do with witchcraf…
 
Want to marry the love of your life? Then you better not mess with the fae. This is a live episode recorded at the London Podcast Festival, with special guest The Mage’s Well. Journey with us to the Isle of Man, expect life-sucking banshees, feisty fae and crushing warnings of greed. Join our Coven on Instagram @honeyandthehex and twitter @honeyand…
 
It's been a rough couple of years, so today let's talk about some Japanese good luck superstitions. Uncanny Japan is author Thersa Matsuura. Her other show is The Soothing Stories Podcast. Check out her books including The Carp-Faced Boy on Amazon. If you'd like to help support the podcast and have a bedtime story read to you monthly, please visit …
 
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